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#Live Register

From TheJournal.ie 'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec Brickies

'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec

Ibec says there are not enough skilled workers here to meet demand.

From TheJournal.ie Jobseekers reminded they can take up Christmas work without losing entitlements Tis The Seasonal Work

Jobseekers reminded they can take up Christmas work without losing entitlements

Businesses are being urged to hire people on the Live Register.

From TheJournal.ie Number of young people signing on now stands at over 32,000 Signing On

Number of young people signing on now stands at over 32,000

There are currently over 11,000 young people in long-term unemployment.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register Named And Shamed

Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register

Conor Faughnan from The AA said, “It’s a tragic Irish problem that hasn’t gone away.”

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate? GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines an issue that’s on a lot of people’s minds.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register: 35,000 fewer people signed on since last year Signed On

Live Register: 35,000 fewer people signed on since last year

The number has dropped by almost 30% from its August 2011 peak.

From TheJournal.ie There has been another drop in the number of people on the live register Unemployment

There has been another drop in the number of people on the live register

The number of people signing on in December was 34,496 fewer than in the same month in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year Live Register

15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year

The number of people signing on has dropped but unemployment is still at 10%.

From TheJournal.ie Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10% Jobs Jobs Jobs

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

From TheJournal.ie Number of under 25s on the dole is rising (but unemployment rate has fallen again) Post-recession Low

Number of under 25s on the dole is rising (but unemployment rate has fallen again)

The unemployment rate it hit 10.5% in January – down from 10.6% in December.

From TheJournal.ie Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue Going Down

Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue

The unemployment rate is now down to 10.6%.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton: I'm not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax We're Ready

Richard Bruton: I'm not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax

“We will compete and continue to compete hard.”

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The dole queue has shrunk to a post-recession low... And Joan Burton's happy Unemployment

The dole queue has shrunk to a post-recession low... And Joan Burton's happy

Each person off the Live Register and into a job saves the taxpayer €20,000 a year, the government says.

From TheJournal.ie A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a "moron" Touchy Subject
From TheJournal.ie Here's how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register Unemployment

Here's how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register

More than one fifth of the meter installers were unemployed before they got their current job.

From TheJournal.ie Jobless figures down, though they're still doling it out Unemployment

Jobless figures down, though they're still doling it out

Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.

From TheJournal.ie Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015 Jobs

Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015

The ESRI predict that unemployment will fall to 9.8% next year.

From TheJournal.ie JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour Unemployment

JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour

The Junior Minister for Labour Activation said that any employers who abuse the system will be “taken off”.

From TheJournal.ie Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again Jobseekers

Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again

The unemployment rate now stands at 11.5%.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the social welfare budget paid for last year Social Welfare

Here's what the social welfare budget paid for last year

Between pensions, jobseeker’s payments and allowances for children and carers, Joan Burton’s department spend €20.3 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month Live Register

Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month

Overall, the number of people on the Live Register decreased by 4,400 in June.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register: Far more men than women are dropping their claims Signing On

Live Register: Far more men than women are dropping their claims

There was a 1,600 decrease in the Live Register figures, once seasonally adjusted.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent Live Register

Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent

It represents the 22nd month in a row that the number of claimants on the Live Register has fallen.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register drops for 21st month in a row Jobswatch

Live Register drops for 21st month in a row

There were 391,232 people on the Live Register last month, some 33,856 fewer than in March 2013

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers

Plus: How many candidates are running as ‘Independent Fine Gael’ in the local elections?

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers Scheme

Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers

He made the comment as the Live Register falls below 400,000 for first time since 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Today everyone’s been talking about a man found dead in Dublin, Jenny Lauren’s €2,000 fine and Mary McAleese on the Catholic Church and homosexuality.

From TheJournal.ie Number of people 'signing on' at lowest since May 2009 Jobs Jobs Jobs

Number of people 'signing on' at lowest since May 2009

The number of people on the Live Register fell by 3,300 last month, according to the Central Statistics Office.

From TheJournal.ie Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office Jobs

Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office

EU figures show that employment grew by 1.1 per cent in Ireland between July and September, second only to Portugal.

From TheJournal.ie Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent Jobs

Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent

More good news for the government this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’ Unemployment

Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’

This is the first month since May 2009 that the unadjusted Live Register total has been below 400,000 but Joan Burton sounded a note of caution today.

From TheJournal.ie Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy Growth

Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy

Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published Budget 2014

Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published

The Budget is less than two weeks away and the economic data is coming thick and fast…

From TheJournal.ie Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton EU Probe

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton

Minister Joan Burton said that while Ireland’s tax rates are favourable, the companies still employ large numbers of people.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny promising to act on Priory Hall and the death of Ariel Castro.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register down by 3,400 in August Live Register

Live Register down by 3,400 in August

The latest figures show that there were 435,280 signing on to the Live Register last month.

From TheJournal.ie Every single county has more long-term unemployed this year Unemployment

Every single county has more long-term unemployed this year

Just three counties saw an overall drop in the Live Register – Limerick, Kerry and Clare.

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